December 14th-17th 2012 :: Theme: You are the Villain

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Illegal Crime Game

by angrygeometry - Jam Entry






Explore the city and commit crimes. Collect money and commit crimes. Pray to your Crime Deity and invade tombs.

Arrow Keys - Move
Enter / Z - Confirm/Interact
Escape / X - Cancel/Menu

RPG Maker is a little fiddly. If you encounter flickering, try pressing alt + Enter.


Post-compo version contains some bug fixes, and a few more little things.

Thanks to:
coda -
magicdweedoo -
Pero -


didn't get to finish properly, i think this game had potential but got too fatigued to do anything interesting with it.

Downloads and Links




leafo says ...
Dec 18, 2012 @ 2:34am

best game in the whole comp

AtkinsSJ says ...
Dec 18, 2012 @ 3:17pm

Bizarre, and I love it!

/me goes off to commit crimes.

gameXcore says ...
Dec 18, 2012 @ 9:38pm

Simply brilliant :D

youdonotexist says ...
Dec 18, 2012 @ 9:56pm

Is it possible to get a Mac version of this?

Schwiggy says ...
Dec 18, 2012 @ 10:16pm

Ohh... ha, I just read your description. Before then I thought the flickering was on purpose. Much easier to play now :P It looks like you put an insane amount of work into this.

mikemacdee says ...
Dec 18, 2012 @ 10:21pm

BEST IN SHOW. great scribbly graphics, fantastic soundtrack. i'm setting time aside to really get immersed in this little world.

there's no wall behind Shifty. might wanna fix that.

Soggyclog says ...
Dec 18, 2012 @ 10:44pm

Awesome! This should be mandatory playing for impressionable kids everywhere.

Saisaith says ...
Dec 18, 2012 @ 11:16pm

wow this was really fun! love it!

jackspinoza says ...
Dec 18, 2012 @ 11:30pm

pretty nice, reminiscent of Space Funeral, which is a good thing. I liked all the criming. Criming aint easy but it sure is fun.

Dec 19, 2012 @ 12:26am


Patrick64 says ...
Dec 19, 2012 @ 12:33am

Very funny, the dialogue is great.

Cake&Code says ...
Dec 19, 2012 @ 12:33am

Hahaha, this is by far the most hilarious game I've played so far. Brilliant humour and good writing. Love the glitch character... ??????

netgrind says ...
Dec 19, 2012 @ 2:42am

This game is the best thing ever. Fucking hilarious text.

mcc says ...
Dec 19, 2012 @ 2:42am

this was very funny! loved the gfx and music too. i'm gonna come back to it once i can manage to find more things to steal.

Toadpud says ...
Dec 19, 2012 @ 3:18am

My favorite so far

Dec 19, 2012 @ 4:42am

Hahaha. "I love sewer." The game had me right there. So much awesome, funny dialogue throughout the whole game. Everything was great. Amazing job!

moomoo112 says ...
Dec 19, 2012 @ 5:31am

there's a surprising amount to this game for such little time

Mythalore says ...
Dec 19, 2012 @ 12:16pm

Good, RPG! Well done!

wzl says ...
Dec 19, 2012 @ 2:54pm

This is so enjoyable. Good atmosphere going. I couldn't make up my mind if the graphics are horrible or genious though :D I didn't manage to commit all of the crimes though ;/


taqutor says ...
Dec 19, 2012 @ 4:18pm

This game is awesome. Great job!

farmergnome says ...
Dec 20, 2012 @ 5:14am

One of my favorites for sure, good job.

Dec 20, 2012 @ 8:08am

Man, it's a shame to see what Ness grew up to become.

I don't know what I just played, but I know it was really brilliant. :)

ddionisio says ...
Dec 20, 2012 @ 8:44am

I feel like there's a strong message here about society, and the silliness of it is quite true. The art works out well, along with the music. Also, the dialog is pretty amusing. Great work, there is definite potential in this game!

Aslai says ...
Dec 20, 2012 @ 6:58pm

I was laughing the whole game long. Good job.

fishbrain says ...
Dec 21, 2012 @ 7:37am

Very nice! Great graphics-style and awesome dialogue. Had fun.

Nick Cash says ...
Dec 21, 2012 @ 9:02am

This game was surprisingly endearing and addictive. Must be all that crime! Well done :)

feili says ...
Dec 21, 2012 @ 9:45am

nice game!

timtipgames says ...
Dec 21, 2012 @ 10:30am

Fun to play and quite some content. I thinkg the music was really great! Well done. Oh, sending this from public prison-wlan of course.

Dec 21, 2012 @ 10:33am

Realizing that I had the "Den of Crime" theme stuck in my head, I went back to re-check my score for the audio of this game, only to find that I DIDN'T RATE THIS GAME THE FIRST TIME!

Good thing I checked.

Ahem... Anyway. Sporting janky-yet-charmingly crude graphics, a catchy soundtrack, tons of lines of silly and humorous dialogue, Illegal Crime Game remains one of the more memorably entertaining LD entries. The funky-brass music, the seemingly 90's-esque atmosphere, and odd characters are reminiscent of Earthbound, a comparison that itself is worthy of note.

Though I suspect it's unintended, I found it funny that you could clip into the jail with the rest of the criminals from right above the trash can in the Cop station. I guess crime is as crime does, haha.

Hatscat says ...
Dec 21, 2012 @ 11:49am

WOW! What's a huge game! Nice and hilarious, well done!

Pierrec says ...
Dec 21, 2012 @ 1:21pm

I'm having a lot of fun since at least half an hour. But Nos I'm stuck : I don't find any crime to commit except stealing the TV, but I can't because when I give him the rocks, the owner go through a wall and the game gets stuck :/

goerp says ...
Dec 21, 2012 @ 4:40pm

Great great great! A lot of locations, puzzles, nice and varied music. Plays well, you just run around and try things and explore.
And the dialog is very very funny, and theres a lot of it.
Best so far for me.

angrygeometry says ...
Dec 22, 2012 @ 12:10am

thank you so much guys!! i am completely overwhelmed by the positive feedback!!

@youdonotexist sadly rpg maker is rigid and as far as i'm aware, not compliant with mac or possible to port.. but i might make a mac version in the future.

@ Pierrec there are sadly a few bugs in the pre-compo version.. the post-compo version fixes most but i think there are still one or two lingering around :(

thank you for playing and the comments and the review and everything else! i really really appreciate it.

i put a link to the soundtrack in the main body so if you want to check it out, do so!! its very good!

naughtyloose says ...
Dec 22, 2012 @ 2:11am

that was fun, but a bit hard.

Tobias Wehrum says ...
Dec 29, 2012 @ 12:09am

(WARNING: The following comment is written with CRIMINAL INTENT. Please report it to the next police station.)

Wow, I love it! The graphics, the humor, the music, everything blends together so well. At first I was doubtful that I could steal anything at all (the skull family house barricaded, "not the right tools" for the car), but then I actually stole something! And some more! Commiting crimes is so addicting!

The best part of the game is obviously the humor. You did a really good job on exaggerating the whole crime thing without being annoying.

And whew, the world is big. I kept expecting it to end, but no sir, there is another screen after that one. Obviously a lot of areas that seemingly did nothing (or maybe I actually didn't figure them out?), but still - so much content.

You did a very good job there! Thanks for this cool game!

And now excuse me please, I need to commit more crimes.

SuperDisk says ...
Dec 31, 2012 @ 8:18pm

One of the better games. The writing was great, and the concept of a town obsessed with crime was really funny. RPGMaker was a nice choice as well.

JaJ says ...
Jan 7, 2013 @ 8:14pm

This is great, I ended committing only 4 crimes though, but I did manage to steal the car.

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